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Month: September 2014

Results of Galway Primary Schools XC Finals

Results of Galway Primary Schools XC Finals

Results attached here :- 14GYPrimarySchoolsXC_FinalsResults.pdf. Well done to all of our athletes on some truely fantastic results.Athletes from the club featured on each of the 4 teams that took the Galway team titles with Clarinbridge NS taking victory in the junior girls, Craughwell NS in the junior boys, Lisheenkyle NS in the senior girls and Clarinbridge NS in the senior boys. Craughwell NS took 4 sets of team medals – 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze. In the individual stakes,…

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Results of Galway Primary Schools XC Semis

Results of Galway Primary Schools XC Semis

The Craughwell NS Cross Country Squad who captured 3 Divisional team titles and a second-place at theGalway Primary Schools Cross Countryplus an individual title for Kyle Moorhead and individual bronze for Mia Waters  The provisional results of today are at 14GYPrimarySchoolsXC_Results.pdf Well done to all who took part – we had some fantastic performances from loads of athletes from the club, many of whom qualified for the Galway finals on Tuesday next in Renmore and many more of whom who ran…

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Kileeneen Back to School Run Results

Kileeneen Back to School Run Results

Kileeneen Back to School run results are finally here – sorry about the delay!  It was a lovely evening – tonight it looks like possibly the last good one of this amazing summer of 2014! The 5km was won in outstanding fashion by Damian O’Boyle who made a truly extraordinary debut over the distance in running 15.39.  Damian is a great track runner, with a steady haul of national medals over the past couple of years but I never would…

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U8s and First Class training

U8s and First Class training

Craughwell Athletic Club’s U8 and First Class training group starts back this Thursday 18th Sept at 5.45pm at the Astroturf. Children are allowed to attend 3 training sessions to see if they like it and then must register on the 3rd night if staying at it. Registration forms will be handed out on the 2nd night. Alternatively you can download the form from http://www.craughwellac.com/site/images/juvenileapplicationform.pdf/. Unfortunately the club cannot take children in Senior or Junior Infants. Children should wear a tracksuit and runners…

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Well done Jamie!

Well done Jamie!

Congratulations to Jamie Fallon who finished in 62nd place in a time of 55.02 at the World Mountain Running Championships which were held in Tuscany, Italy today over 8.4km of mountain terrain. Most of the competitors were 1 or 2 years older than Jamie so it was a massive performance to be competing out of age at this level. Well done Jamie! Jamie is pictured below with other Irish athletes in the pictuesque (and challenging!) mountains of Tuscany (pictures nicked…

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Jason to the fore with new 5k pb

Jason to the fore with new 5k pb

Well done to Jason Broderick who has come out fighting after yet another injury struck year.  He was never too far from the front of the nearly 4000 athletes in the Grant Thornton 5k in Dublin, finishing 4th with a breakthrough new PB of 15:30.  He’s pictured below lining up beside the legendary Cathriona McKiernan. Good on ya Brodders!  

Jason to the fore with new 5k pb

Jason to the fore with new 5k pb

Well done to Jason Broderick who has come out fighting after yet another injury struck year.  He was never too far from the front of the nearly 4000 athletes in the Grant Thornton 5k in Dublin, finishing 4th with a breakthrough new PB of 15:30.  He’s pictured below lining up beside the legendary Cathriona McKiernan. Good on ya Brodders!  

Rob gets the ultimate accolade!

Rob gets the ultimate accolade!

Our speedgolf legend, Rob Hogan sent me a mail there with the subject “my life is complete” :-).  You know you have hit the top when you see this in your email:   For anyone that doesn’t know who Bernard Lagat is, he is an absolute legend of the track – right up there with the greatest of all time, and a hugely popular cult figure in the running community.   As an example, he set the awesome Kenyan 1500m record (3:26!)…

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